Category Archives: For Referents

National Culinary Arts Month: Chefs at Evolve

At Evolve, each of our residential treatment centers has an in-house chef on staff. Our chefs are an integral part of the treatment team, preparing three nutritious and delicious meals a day for our teen clients, leading Cooking Labs, and modeling the importance of healthy, balanced eating. In honor of National Culinary Arts Month this […]

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Evolve Treatment Centers Opens Outpatient Facility in Danville, California

Danville, Calif., May 4, 2021. — Evolve Treatment Centers is pleased to announce the expansion of its mental health programs in Northern California with the opening of a new Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment center. Evolve Danville Outpatient will serve teens struggling with mental health, addiction, and behavioral issues. At Evolve Danville […]

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May is Nurses Month

Why Does a Teen Treatment Center Need a Full-Time Nurse? May is Nurses Month, the first week of May is National Nurses Week, and School Nurses Day is May 12. This is a month to celebrate nurses and everything they do. The first thing we want to acknowledge is that nurses are the backbone of […]

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April is Counseling Awareness Month

This month is Counseling Awareness Month (CAM). Created and promoted by the American Counseling Association (ACA) and sponsored by groups like the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Mental Health America (MHA), April is a time to recognize the mental health counselors who work so hard every day to improve lives and help people […]

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How the Arts Support Teen Brain Development

Most people agree that art and music are enjoyable, but a growing field of study – neuroaesthetics – shows they can also change the way the brain works. Through brain imaging tools, we know that the arts make people feel good, teach essential thinking skills, and help wire the brain for success. Exercise for the […]

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March is National Social Work Month

This month is National Social Work Month. The theme this year is “Social Workers Are Essential.” It offers a nod to the challenges brought about by COVID-19. During mandated lockdowns, public health guidelines placed firm guidelines for businesses and individuals. Nonessential businesses were prevented from operating, and individuals were strongly discouraged from any trips outside […]

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How do Adolescent DBT Programs Help Depressed and Anxious Teens?

An adolescent DBT program empowers teens to make their own choices and live life on their own terms. There are several evidence-based therapeutic approaches that can help adolescents manage the symptoms of depression and anxiety and live a life free from major impairment or daily disturbance. Research shows that the most effective treatment for depression […]

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